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Career, mentoring insights from Dewon Chaney, new Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Wing ONE Commodore

BY CAPT. SIMONIA R. BLASSINGAME, USN (RET.)
NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Blassingame: What messages do you give yourself as you navigate your career? How do these messages impact where you are today and where you are going?

Capt. Chaney: Do the best you can each day and make your organization better. I’ve tried to serve in the Navy not thinking about myself so I’ve never stressed over “fitreps.” It’s always about the team and taking care of the people I work for…my
subordinates. I’ve been lucky to have had the opportunity to work with amazing people, such as yourself, that have poured their wisdom and lessons learned into me. I never want to let them down.

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